Articles tagged "kamchatka peninsula"

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Toxic algae bloom behind massive marine die-off in Russia's Kamchatka

A toxic algae bloom has been found to be responsible for the massive die-off of marine creatures off Russia's Kamchatka, Environment Minister Dmitry Kobylkin confirmed Friday, October 23, 2020. The mysterious pollution was first reported by local surfers in...

October 27, 2020

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Swarm of strong earthquakes shakes Kamchatka Peninsula

A swarm of strong earthquakes is currently shaking Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East. The strongest in series was M 5.9 (USGS), M 6.0 (EMSC), recorded at 20:44 UTC on May 19, 2013. Data for depth of this earthquake is still uncertain. USGS measured 16.5 km

May 19, 2013

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Lava effusion continues at Plosky Tolbachik, Kamchatka

Russian volcano Plosky Tolbachik in Kamchatka peninsula continues to erupt with strong seismicity as of January 28, 2013. Lava flow is ongoing through southern fissure on Tolbachinsky Dol. Also, satellite images suggest big thermal anomaly i northern portion

January 29, 2013

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Russia's Shiveluch volcano erupts

A volcano has erupted on Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East, withash rising to an altitude of 10 km above sea level, RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday.During the eruption, a crevice with a depth of about 30 meters was formed on

September 14, 2011

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Activity at Kizimen and Shiveluch volcanoes, Kamchatka Peninsula

The Kamchatka Peninsula, along Russia’s Pacific coast, is currently the most volcanically active area in the world: four volcanoes are erupting simultaneously, and a fifth is showing signs of an impending eruption. Ash plumes from two of these volcanoes and a thermal

August 11, 2011

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Volcanoes on Kamchatka peninsula still erupting

Five volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula are either erupting or showing signs of impending eruption. In this image a thick plume of ash streams from a lava dome on Shiveluch Volcano. VONA/KVERT-SheveluchAviation Color Code: OrangeVolcano Location: 56°39'N,...

August 07, 2011

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Kamchatka peninsula hit by 5 earthquakes in 24 hours

In last 24 hours period Kamchatka peninsula felt 5 moderate earthquakes.The quakes which have rattled the peninsula were a 4.7, a 4.9, followed by a 5.0 and a 5.1 and a 4.7 - so there seems to be a gradual increase in intensity and activity. Kamchatka contains about

March 05, 2011